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Rep. Garofalo recognized by utility group
Seventh-grade enrollment closed at DMS
School start times won't change after all
City will pay for downtown development plan
New grant will fund literacy programs at North Trail
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Week 2: Tiger spread shreds Eastview, 56-27
FHS grad Davis named assistant coach at Blinn College
Football: Methodical Mustangs pull away from Tigers
Tennis team splits first two matches
Hart, Peterson lead cross country time trial
Eagle Scout brings a new game to Gateway Academy
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Dakota County Fair Photos
Pet of the Week: She’s a Cutie
Neighbors gather on National Night Out
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Nathan Hansen column: Getting smart about time
Editorial: A plan for downtown is good, but results are better
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Editorial: Results will be worth construction pain
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May 8, 2014
Fundraiser will help Hampton sisters who share a rare genetic disorder
Serenity and Kaylee Trezis are happy little girls who’ve been dealt a tough hand. The sisters have both been diagnosed with a rare genetic disorder called congenital disorders of glycosylation, also known as CDG type 1a. While the severity of the disorder varies from child to child,...
May 8, 2014 - 11:02am
May 2, 2014
Dakota City event will explore old-fashioned farming
Although the content isn’t exactly new, Dakota City Heritage Village will be host to a new event this weekend. The Origin of Food — Early Farming in Dakota County is a family event planned to showcase the farming methods that were used from the 1860s through the 1920s. It is...
Life / events
May 2, 2014 - 7:39am
May 1, 2014
Document destruction program has proved popular in Farmington
At 10:05 a.m. Saturday, a long line of cars stretched out of the Farmington City Hall parking lot and down Spruce Street. Little by little, cars...
May 1, 2014 - 2:35pm
‘Worst case’ is training focus for Farmington, Rosemount responders
No one likes to think about what would happen if a tornado struck this area. Fortunately, there are people who specialize in thinking those thoughts. On April 23, first responders from the police, public works and fire departments in Farmington, Rosemount and Lakeville got together...
News / region
May 1, 2014 - 1:39pm
April 24, 2014
Dakota County: Crossing will get a new look
Getting from Farmington to Vermillion or Hastings will be a little trickier in the future, thanks to some changes the Minnesota Department of...
News / region
April 24, 2014 - 1:47pm
April 22, 2014
Two-legged Derby Day runners will help aging horses
The first Saturday in May is a big day for many horse enthusiasts. It’s the day some of the top thoroughbred horses race in the Kentucky Derby. Farmington- and Rosemount area residents will get to run their own race that day this year. On May 3, This Old Horse will hold a 5k fun...
April 22, 2014 - 7:20am
April 17, 2014
DNR opens new access to Vermillion River
The Vermillion River has long been a popular destination for fishermen seeking trout close to the Twin Cities, and it’s about to get even easier...
April 17, 2014 - 1:34pm
DNR opens new access to Vermillion River
The Vermillion River has long been a popular destination for fishermen seeking trout close to the Twin Cities, and it’s about to get even easier to get access to the urban trout stream. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announced last week that it has acquired two pieces...
April 17, 2014 - 1:01pm
April 12, 2014
Dakota County walking program pushes fitness
Walking regularly has all sorts of benefits. According to the Mayo Clinic, it can help people maintain a healthy weight, prevent or manage health conditions such as heart disease, high blood pressure and type 2 diabetes, strengthen bones and lift your mood. To encourage walking and...
Life / health
April 12, 2014 - 7:21am
April 5, 2014
Dakota County libraries will hold poetry contest
Poets of all ages are invited to get creative and submit their original poems into Dakota County Library’s annual poetry contest in April. Participants can enter one poem or rap of no more than two pages. No offensive or derogatory language is permitted. Poems will be judged...
Life / arts and entertainment
April 5, 2014 - 7:04am
April 3, 2014
Mandsager is new pastor at Highview Christiania
Highview Christiania Lutheran Church has changed quite a bit in its 154 years. And now the parish is embarking on yet another new set of changes. But...
Life / religion
April 3, 2014 - 3:19pm
DCTC students, staff team up for a healthier campus
Sometimes peer pressure can be a good thing. Over the next six-weeks, students, staff and faculty at Dakota County Technical College will challenge one another to focus on achieving a more healthful lifestyle. Assistant director of student life Tom Cross said for the second year...
News / education
April 3, 2014 - 3:00pm
Farmington library is looking for some good friends
Friends do a lot for one another. They help make tough decisions. They give support. They even help out with a few dollars, now and then. It’s little wonder, then, that branch manager Barbara Svoboda would like to see a Friends of the Library group re-establish itself at the Dakota...
April 3, 2014 - 2:54pm
March 31, 2014
Foreclosures on the decline in Dakota County
In Minnesota the number of mortgage foreclosures decreased by more than a third in 2013 from the previous year. There was even better news in Dakota County. In 2013, there were 11,834 foreclosures in Minnesota, down 34 percent from 2012 with the decrease balanced between the Twin...
News / government
March 31, 2014 - 7:15am
March 22, 2014
Dakota County: Juvenile crime numbers down
The number of criminal charges against juveniles declined in both Farmington and Rosemount from 2012 to 2013. Farmington saw the bigger drop between the two cities. There were 42 charges against juveniles last year in the city, down from 61 in 2012. That includes all levels of crimes...
News / crime and courts
March 22, 2014 - 7:20am